By Howard Seltzer, FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Taking the handling instructions on food labels seriously can go a long way toward keeping you and your family healthy. By contrast, ignoring the labels can lead to very serious illnesses. Here are some recent examples.
By Dr. Jennifer Cleveland McEntire, Senior Staff Scientist and Director, Science and Technology Projects, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Being a busy mom I rely heavily on two things: leftovers and the microwave. How else would I heat up a quick lunch at work as I rush to get back to a conference call? How would I re-heat the dinner my husband missed due to our mismatched schedules?